conversation about stars

why i believe in the stars? it’s a novelty i have never seen – a night sky with millions of pinpoint dots of light shining through — through what? what? why? how? when? where? the five questions of life. back on point, i am not an optimistic person. i prefer to see myself as aContinue reading “conversation about stars”

vision of peace

our fingers tangled in strands of grassas our vision turned black and whitein the dark nightas the ball of golden light sank―sank below the glassy horizon―as overlapping colors of pink, orange, and yellowdappled the topaz-colored skyin gentle waves lappingon the shores of the heavens. slowly, as our hands hugged each other close,the silvery pinpricks ofContinue reading “vision of peace”

my city

more than 16 years, i spenttreading cracked sidewalks dreams extending to the skylinesinvisible to mortal eyes small city girllying on carpets of dried grass,sticks uncomfortably in my backand the absence of stars beige and gray and greenor, rather, the absence of greenpainted with artificial and the close-knitted community(wait – i didn’t even know my neighbors’Continue reading “my city”

sunset night

sheets of plated gold layered over cloudy opal,withered trees casting shadows over uneven pavements,the starry night awe, a raven caws. okay, imagine this. half-hidden behind fields that look emerald green from afar, the top of the sun is barely visible, yet you can see the yellow and orange rays seeming to shine through a thinContinue reading “sunset night”

childhood

the clumsy fingersof childhood reach for the stars – hopes of the unreal i’ve been reading The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. yes, it is a children’s book. yes, it is a wonderful book to read. the morals, pure innocence, and emotions that radiate from its pages… it makes you realize that childhood wasContinue reading “childhood”

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